Internship Record and Information Management - temporary

The AO is a medically-guided, not-for-profit organization, a global network of surgeons, and the world's leading education, innovation, and research organization specializing in the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. We have a global network of over 385,000 health care professionals. Each year we offer over 830 educational events around the world, supported by nearly 9,000 faculty members and attended by over 58,000 participants. We have around 18,500 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery. For more information, visit:

In close collaboration with trusted industrial partner, universities and in-house institutes, the AO Foundation constantly develops new operation techniques, implant, instruments and clinical solutions under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. The AO is the leading innovator in the surgical treatment of bone fractures and disorders. Innovation at the AO goes from bench to bedside, including basic research and innovation, product development, and clinical validation. The AO Innovation Translation Center (AO ITC) streamlines and drives innovation projects. As part of the AO ITC, together with Clinical Science, Clinical Operations is the AO's clinical research provider. With about 30 clinical research specialists (project managers, clinical research associates, study assistances, image research associates, medical advisers, medical statisticians, data mangers, medical writers and quality and vendor managers) we produce clinical evidence by the planning and execution of international clinical studies that is highly relevant to current trauma and orthopedics practices for better patient care.

Employment Type:  Internship
Part-time percentage:  100%
This position is located in: 

Davos Platz, CH

Experience level:  Students / Interns
Please send us your application documents in:  English

To master this role you have

  • Computer literacy in MS office environment                                           
  • Knowledge of digital media and technologies                                        
  • Good German and English language skills (written and spoken)                                    
  • Very high attention to detail and strong organizational skills                                           
  • Understanding of medical terminology is a plus
  • Interest in history and current affairs is a plus

In this role you are required to

  • support the Records- and Information Management (RIM) project
  • provide the opportunity to work with a large unprocessed collection of records related to the AO. This collection includes pictures, books, course documentation, implants and instruments, and other records in both paper and digital formats.
  • work with the project manager
  • perform an initial assessment and inventory of the collection
  • help to select records with archival value and identify good candidates for digitization.
  • support the digitization and implementation of the identified collection.

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your complete online application (motivation letter, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc) through our online application system.

Date of publication:  Jun 16, 2022